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istorical Item

Name: Yatate

Category: [tool/book/utensil/etc.] Utensil

Size/weight: Small

Rarity: Rare/Collectors piece

Value: Expensive

Uses: A material for writing

Description (ca. 1921):
This was usually a collector's piece. Margaret Woodbury Strong, when she was a kid started to collect these when she went on Japan trips with her family. She collected around 400 different types of Yatates. A Yatate is a small portable smoking-pipe shaped writing set, it consists of solid ink and brushes.